Update: Deal won’t go live until midnight ET/9pm PT.

9to5Toys Specials now has the iPhone 5 with one year of Unlimited Talk-and-Text from FreedomPop for $299.99 with free shipping. The deal combines a great phone with generous network service.

The iPhone 5 still remains one of the best handsets money can buy. Underneath the sleek exterior there is enough processing power to run iOS 8 at speed. It is also equipped with a Retina display and a superb 8MP camera. In this deal, you get a certified pre-owned 16GB model with FreedomPop service. As the name suggests, this provides unlimited talktime (including international calls) and text messaging. In addition, it comes with 500MB of LTE data, voicemail, usage alerts, and tethering. Best of all, there is no contract, so you can leave whenever you like with no cancellation fees.

  • Unlimited talking and texting, plus 500MB LTE data per month for 1 year – worth $131.88
  • 1 year of Premier Service Bundle – worth $360
  • No contracts or early termination fees
  • Sleek, durable design
  • Free international calling
  • Dependable performance

The deal takes 73% off the regular price of this matchup. iPhone at $300 too much? Grab a Galaxy S3 for $150. Boom.